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Happy 2018!

Please use this thread to post or to follow Economy Fares which are 'Good Deals' but where the cost per mile is more than 3-4 cents per mile, which is the usual upper limit for what is considered a true 'MR Deal'.

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Previous 'Good Deals' in Economy threads:

”Good Deals” in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2017
"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2016
"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2015
"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2014
"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2013
"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2012
"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2011
"Good Deals" in Economy Class - Excellent Fares between certain city pairs - 2010

Happy travels throughout 2018 to all!

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Old Feb 7, 18, 10:43 am
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Cairo - Los Angeles $390 RT on Turkish

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Old Feb 7, 18, 10:54 am
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$212 RT Scoot HKG to PER

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Old Feb 10, 18, 6:16 pm
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UA seems to be running a deal from the 9th Hawaiian island back to Hawaii (all these fares are displayed with same day turn for those interested in pure MR but can totally convert this into an actual trip) for around $317 USD (works out to around 5.5 CPM so not best run but then again this is Hawaii):

LAS - OGG :
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...B6,-WN,-NK,-F9

LAS - HNL:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...B6,-WN,-NK,-F9

LAS - KOA:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...B6,-WN,-NK,-F9

Also possible to go from select Hawaiian Islands to the 9th island:

KOA - LAS:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...B6,-WN,-NK,-F9

OGG - LAS:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...B6,-WN,-NK,-F9

Also possible out of other US destinations like MCO - HNL:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...CO1UA654;a=-WW

Safe Travels,

James
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Old Feb 11, 18, 1:18 am
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Another interesting fare ZFV - FRA on UA for $476 USD [~5.5 CPM]:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...-EWRZFV1UA2863

A few dates that work for fast turn around. Never "flew" on United trains before so unsure how exactly that works (i.e. does the train arrive at EWR?). Certainly an interesting itinerary considering it's multi-modal. Would be interested to know how this multi-modal system works (i.e. if your train mis-connects is the remainder of the itinerary protected since it's all ticketed in one itinerary by UA?).

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Old Feb 11, 18, 3:40 am
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Came across this fare while testing my Google flights blacklist:'

AA : YYZ - PVG for $614 CAD [~ 3.5 CPM]:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...Z,-F9,-MF;eo=e

I wouldn't consider it a pure MR since you do have to stay over (requiring a visa) and given the CPM. But if you have friends/relatives in China it may be a worthwhile run.

This fare also has a counterpart in J namely AA - YYZ - PVG in J for $2,614 (+$200 CAD for UA counterpart in J):
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...Z,-F9,-MF;eo=e

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Old Feb 11, 18, 4:19 pm
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Originally Posted by j2simpso View Post
Another interesting fare ZFV - FRA on UA for $476 USD [~5.5 CPM]:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...-EWRZFV1UA2863

A few dates that work for fast turn around. Never "flew" on United trains before so unsure how exactly that works (i.e. does the train arrive at EWR?). Certainly an interesting itinerary considering it's multi-modal. Would be interested to know how this multi-modal system works (i.e. if your train mis-connects is the remainder of the itinerary protected since it's all ticketed in one itinerary by UA?).

Safe Travels,

James
Amtrak from Philadelphia to Newark Airport rail station; simple Airtrain to all EWR terminals. Amtrak train ticket linked to UA PNR. Misconnects are problematic; Amtrak agent at Newark Airport rail station can often assist with delays on train. Can also board Amtrak train in Trenton, NJ or ev.en Metropark, NJ
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Old Feb 12, 18, 5:57 am
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Originally Posted by j2simpso View Post
Another interesting fare ZFV - FRA on UA for $476 USD [~5.5 CPM]:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...-EWRZFV1UA2863

A few dates that work for fast turn around. Never "flew" on United trains before so unsure how exactly that works (i.e. does the train arrive at EWR?). Certainly an interesting itinerary considering it's multi-modal. Would be interested to know how this multi-modal system works (i.e. if your train mis-connects is the remainder of the itinerary protected since it's all ticketed in one itinerary by UA?).

Safe Travels,

James
There's an entire thread on the Amtrak connection. I myself have had a couple hiccups with ZFV service, but none that made me miss whole flights, etc.

On this fare though, "a few dates that work for fast turnaround" actually means this is a KEF deal with a stopover in FRA..
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Old Feb 12, 18, 4:06 pm
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Just booked BOS-CPH-LIS-BOS on LH for $436 11/15 - 11/25
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Old Feb 12, 18, 4:17 pm
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Also BOS - CPH $400 USD

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Just booked BOS-CPH-LIS-BOS on LH for $436 11/15 - 11/25
It's also possible to do BOS-CPH for $400 for a week in April with AC:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear..._ALLIANCE;eo=e

Should yield 100% milage on UA since it's an AC flight (works out to 4.6 CPM so barely a MR in terms of pricing).

Obviously not a true MR, but I could think of things to do in Denmark for a week.

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Old Feb 12, 18, 7:28 pm
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A more impressive deal can be found out of LAX with AC:

LAX - CPH for $422 USD [3.5 CPM]:

https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...=STAR_ALLIANCE

Deal nets over 12000 PQMs on UA.

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Old Feb 13, 18, 11:31 am
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Saudia $356 Geneva to Mauritius, V Class earns 50% on most Skyteam carriers
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Old Feb 16, 18, 7:59 am
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Saudia $356 Geneva to Mauritius, V Class earns 50% on most Skyteam carriers
Dates?

Last edited by erolland; Feb 16, 18 at 8:00 am Reason: Unclear what I was referring to in original post.
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Old Feb 16, 18, 9:35 am
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WN: BNA-ATL $38/rt

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Old Feb 16, 18, 2:17 pm
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Dates?
Deal seems gone now - those were the dates it WAS bookable:

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Old Feb 18, 18, 8:16 pm
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Here's an AA fare I found out of the midwest to Texas (earns about 3.9 CPM but also racks up a decent amount of segments):

CLE - DFW - $101 USD:
https://www.google.com/flights/#sear...NK,-WN,-B6,-F9

Per Flights this books into normal economy so should earn normal EQM/EQS.

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